Magic

  “Do not be a magician - be magic!” Leonard Cohen.   As 3D artists, it can so ofte ...

Read More

The Cycle of an Artist

  Thanks to animator/writer/director and all-round nice bloke Pat Sarell for this insight. &n ...

Read More

The Herd

  “Almost everything important is at first opposed by stakeholders in the status quo.” Ste ...

Read More

The Second Draft

“The first draft of anything is shit.” Ernest Hemingway Unfortunately that was true f ...

Read More


  • “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep.”

    - Scott Adams

  • “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

    - Albert Einstein

  • “Fred never ceases to amaze! His knowledge of creature anatomy and physical motion are a great advantage in creating realistic and believable characters.”

    - Stephen Misek, Senior Creature TD, Industrial Light & Magic

  • “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.”

    - Neil Gaiman

  • “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.”

    - Albus Dumbledore

  • “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”

    - David Bowie

  • “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

    - Sir Isaac Newton

  • “Almost everything important is at first opposed by stakeholders in the status quo. Be relentless, persistent and tenacious.”

    - Steve Blank

  • “The difference in winning & losing is most often, not quitting.”

    - Walt Disney

  • “The most creative people have this childlike facility to play.”

    - John Cleese

  • “It’s pretty much my favorite animal. It’s like a lion and a tiger mixed… bred for its skills in magic.”

    - Napoleon Dynamite

  • “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”

    - Bruce Lee

  • “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.”

    - John Cage

  • “VFX artists are AMAZING! I’d be a nothing without you guys”

    - what Andy Serkis should have said

  • “Because you’re good at what you do, but you want to be seriously fucking amazing at it.”

    - Dynamic Anatomy

  • “If you’re hitting your marks, that means you didn’t set them high enough.”

    - Barack Obama